Mahinder Singh

Disappeared on March 1, 1993

Male, age 35

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Chamar


Photo of Mahinder Singh,  disappeared on March 01, 1993, in Sehna,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 10

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, March 01, 1993

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on March 1, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Pargat Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Sehna

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Sehna, Barnala

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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